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Individual and Family Support Program

The Individual and Family Support Program (IFSP) assists individuals on the waiting list for the Development (DD) Medicaid waivers to access short-term resources, supports, and services that will help them remain in their own community homes.

Program Announcement

The Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services is no longer accepting applications for FY 2018 IFSP Funding Program. All applicants will be notified via email as to the status of their application, and those who have applied may login into the on-line web portal to see their application status.

FY 2018 IFSP Applicants, to access the application portal, please go to https://ifsponline.dbhds.virginia.gov.

The FY 2018 Application was available from October 23rd to November 17, 2018. Information about future funding opportunites will be posted to the IFSP website no earlier than Spring 2018.

IFSP Funding Program

The IFSP Funding Program provides financial assistance to individuals and families awaiting services through one of Virginia's Developmental Disabilities waivers. Individuals on the waitlist may apply for financial assistance to cover eligible costs that support continued living in an independent setting. For additional information on the IFSP Funding Program, please contact Bob Villa, IFSP Manager

Phone: 804-371-4696


IFSP Funding Program Guidelines, Application, Forms, etc.

IFSP Final regulations January 2014

FY 2018 IFSP Funding Application Announcement